Border and Immigration

The Border's New Boundaries, Part I: Digital Towers

May 1, 2017 A network of towers and other surveillance tech is used with the goal of monitoring the border 24 hours a day.

Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, Remembered by Friends and Family

Apr 27, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.

Interest Group: Border Tax Would Cost Consumers $1.2 Trillion

Apr 25, 2017 Americans for Affordable Products says state congressional delegation opposes 20% import tax.

'Solar Border' Would See Dollars Pay for Wall

Apr 20, 2017 The proposal puts a privately funded wall on the Mexican side of the border and provides environmental and economic incentives, planners say.

Douglas Mayor Sees Bright Prospects in Port of Entry

Apr 18, 2017 The town's history is in copper, but its future may be in border trade.

Rare Meeting Between Tucson Rights Groups, Border Patrol

Apr 17, 2017 Interim Border Patrol Sector Chief seeks common ground, promises more meetings.

Episode 133: Reaction to Immigration Crackdown

Apr 14, 2017 Plus, controversy over proposed UA Honors College dorms, interring indigent vets, more.

Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches

Apr 14, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.

Environmentalists, Rep. Grijalva Sue Over Border Wall

Apr 13, 2017 They want an environmental study before construction begins.

Attorney General: 'We Will Detain All Adults Apprehended at Border'

Apr 11, 2017 Sessions visits Nogales, says, 'We will execute a strategy that once again secures our border.'

TEP Sister Company Plans Arizona-Mexico Transmission Line

Apr 10, 2017 Unisource will build a power line connecting two grids at Nogales.

Episode 132: Full-Day Kindergarten Funding Proposal Won't Help Tucson

Apr 7, 2017 Plus, local impact of the state budget; Tucson and the sanctuary city controversy.

Tucson Mexican Consulate Info Hub for Whole Nation

Apr 7, 2017 The help center for Mexican citizens is getting 1,500 calls a day.

Trio of Midtown Markets Serve Up Goods and Foods With International Flair

Apr 5, 2017 Variety attracts customers from around the world.

Phone App Meant to Alert Family of Immigrant Detention

Apr 5, 2017 With a push of a button, up 15 people notified of an immigrant's detainment.

Immigration Arrests at Mexican Border Lowest in 17 Years

Apr 4, 2017 Homeland Security Secretary Kelly credits President Trump's approach to illegal immigration.

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